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All aboard: Exploring Japan's abandoned train lines

May 18, 2018

All aboard: Exploring Japan's abandoned train lines

by Alex Martin

Admiring the decaying beauty of abandoned railroads is just one of myriad hobbies Japan's railway enthusiasts indulge in. But fueled by a broadening appreciation for the subculture and growth in train travelers, these rusty remnants of industrialization are gathering new steam as tourist attractions while ...

Golden bras put three Taiwan women behind bars

Mar 19, 2018

Golden bras put three Taiwan women behind bars

Three Taiwanese women have been arrested for allegedly attempting to smuggle about ¥50 million ($470,000) worth of gold into Japan through their bras, the police said Monday. Each woman had two bowl-shaped pieces of gold hidden in pockets attached to their bras, the police said. The ...